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BALI 

Learn, Serve and Immerse

on a trip to Bali, Indonesia!

An island famous for its stunning beaches, captivating culture and mystical traditions,  you’ll learn about the Tri Hita Karana, the central philosophy of the Balinese people, enjoy a fun music workshop, witness a performance of the Balinese Legong dance, sample the flavors of delicious Balinese cuisine, and explore the backroads of Bali’s heartland on two wheels.  
Global Family Travels is pleased to offer an amazing wellness retreat to Bali, as well as several culturally immersive, family-friendly trips to the island that support the good work of several non-profits and communities with a focus on critical global issues aligned around some key United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDGs). 

Learn more about Tri Hita Karana, the central philosophy of Balinese life in our blog post:  6 Lessons from Bali to Help Create a Better World.

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Bali: Global Classroom Trip

Join us in Bali in 2024 with the Seattle World Affairs Council's Global Classroom program to first hand from Balinese non-profit organizations involved with critical global issues.  With a focus on some key UNDGs, this trip offers opportunities for global citizens to learn about the negative effects of plastics on Life Below Water and the island's looming water crisis, as well as to explore the island's magical culture and beauty.  

Learn more about this trip in a recent webinar we hosted. 

Get $200 off this trip when you use our 14th Birthday Promo Code HBD14-GFT. Offer applies to trips booked by March 31, 2024.

Explore Bali’s Cultural Wonders with Eco-Conscious Travel  

This Bali program is a carefully crafted tapestry of learning, serving, and immersing yourself in Bali's essence and Tri Hita Karan. It's not just a vacation; it's a chance to gain new insights, create meaningful connections, and contribute to the well-being of local communities and the natural environment of the island. By partnering with two impactful Balinese non-profit organizations supporting conservation and communities, we’ve designed an experience that enriches your understanding and leaves a lasting mark.

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Bali: A Regenerative Wellness Retreat aligned with the 7 Chakras

In November of 2024, immersive yourself in a 10-day rejuvenating retreat in Bali to spark mental clarity and creative healing through cultural immersion and daily chakra-themed mindfulness practices. This ultimate Bali wellness program, facilitated by  Djazia Belle, infuses connecting to yourself, community and immersion, to give travelers the opportunity to embrace their experiences, dive deep, support communities and celebrate the unique and traditional Balinese approach to wellness, health and human prosperity.

Each day you will rise on the majestic island of Bali, and explore our 7 primary chakras through practice and curated Balinese cultural activities, immersing in wellness experiences, such as an herbal walk, participating in traditional medicinal practices, meditation, arts and crafts, cultural dances, agricultural productions, and health/wellness centered organizations.

Dates: November, 2024

Bali: 

Learn, Serve, Immerse 

Join us on a custom made 12-day trip to Learn, Serve and Immerse on the magical island of Bali! 

 

By engaging with the locals and non-profit organizations addressing some of Bali’s biggest challenges, like quality education and clean water and sanitation, you will get a deep sense of the culture and daily life in Bali. Learning local arts at the banjar, visiting sacred temples and palaces, seeing a traditional shadow puppet performance will also give you a truly unforgettable immersive experience.  Please inquire with us about custom dates for small group or family trips.

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Island Harmony in Bali & Lombok

As you explore the rugged beauty of Lombok Island and magical Bali, you become an integral part of these destinations' stories. On Lombok, from the spectacular coastline of Mandalike to the jaw dropping landscapes of Mount Rinjani, you will be in awe of all its hidden gems.  This adventure offers the opportunity to engage in a meaningful exploration that involves learning from local Indonesians, serving local organizations, and immersing in cultural and historic traditions.

Tropical Tranquility in Bali & Komodo 

Embark on an unforgettable journey through the heart of Indonesia by visiting the magical islands of Bali and Komodo.  Home of the Komodo dragon monitor lizard and the Komodo National Park, Komodo is a region recognized as a global conservation region with a vast array of flora and fauna. This adventure offers the opportunity to engage in a meaningful exploration that involves learning from local Indonesians, serving local organizations, and immersing in cultural and historic traditions.

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Bali: Connect with Community and Culture
in 5 Days! 

Join us on a 5-day Learn, Serve & Immerse trip of Bali (ideal for those going on a beach vacation afterwards!) You will learn about the culture and history of the island, and about Bali's biggest challenges by engaging with community projects.  This program has a balance of cultural and global learning and adventure to ensure that families are learning to be global citizens while having fun.

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